Illustration: Craig Stephens
Michael Tai
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Tai

The US trade war can’t derail China’s development – here are three reasons why

  • China’s tech progress has already reached a turning point, its size grants it unusual abilities and its population is conditioned to be entrepreneurial; the trade war won’t change any of this

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Illustration: Craig Stephens
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The Huawei stand at the Mobile Expo in Bangkok on May 31. The US has had mixed results in getting partner countries to blacklist Huawei, as this would leave them without the 5G technology the Chinese company offers. Photo: Reuters
Aidan Yao
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Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

Trade war? No, the US and China are vying for technological supremacy, and the markets are catching on

  • The US implemented tariffs because it sees China as its long-term rival for technological supremacy. This not only means ongoing restrictions on companies like Huawei, but a stark global realignment

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The Huawei stand at the Mobile Expo in Bangkok on May 31. The US has had mixed results in getting partner countries to blacklist Huawei, as this would leave them without the 5G technology the Chinese company offers. Photo: Reuters
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